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The May 11, 2015 Issue 

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Who Gets to Work at Abercrombie?

(P. 8)

The Supreme Court is set to decide whether Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a job applicant because of her Muslim veil

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Yik Yak & Free Speech

(P. 14)

Should colleges be allowed to ban the anonymous social media app?

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times past

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10 Speeches That Made History

(P. 18)

Excerpts from some of America’s most important speeches, why they mattered in their time—and why they still resonate today

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(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at the news


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A One-Way Ticket to Mars

(P. 6)

Would you join a mission to Mars if you could never return to Earth?

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The Iran Deal

(P. 16)

Can an agreement with Iran stop it from building a nuclear weapon?

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the big picture

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Bee Careful!

(P. 2)

A big picture and a news brief about a Chinese beekeeper who covered himself in bees as a publicity stunt and about the plight of bees worldwide


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Does Tipping Make Sense?

(P. 12)

Americans are being asked to tip more and more. But some are starting to question the centuries-old practice.

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Should Schools Give Summer Homework?

(P. 22)

Two experts weigh in on the issue.

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news & trends

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News and Trends

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Tracking teen drivers, sweet-smelling sweat, where Americans travel, and more

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